IBM eServer BladeCenter

Novell Technology Partner

product details

  • 7U rack-optimized chassis
  • Up to 14 blade server bays for extreme performance density
  • Up to four hot-swap and redundant switch modules supporting GB Ethernet and Fibre Channel
  • Up to four hot-swap and redundant load-balancing power supply modules
  • High-availability midplane helps ensure maximum uptime and provides investment protection for future technologies
  • Calibrated Vectored Cooling Technology protects your server and supports future Intel® processor
  • Modular blade server is optimized for the IBM eServer BladeCenter enclosure
  • Up to two Intel Xeon™ processors, one standard
  • 512MB standard/8GB max PC2100 ECC DDR Chipkill™ SDRAM
  • Supports two IDE and/or two hot swap SCSI hard disk drives for 80GB IDE and/or 146.8GB U160 or U320 SCSI maximum internal storage
  • Two GB Ethernet controllers standard with load balancing and failover features
  • Integrated System Management processor, Light Path Diagnostics™, Predictive Failure Analysis™ and IBM Director combine to provide powerful management capabilities

product compatibility

  • Novell eDirectory
  • Novell GroupWise
  • NetWare

system requirements/details

CPU:  Intel Xeon(tm) 2.8GHz

Memory:  8GB of DDR ECC Chipkill(tm) Memory

Hard Disk:  40GB IDE, 73.4GB HS SCSI, Other options available

regional availability

  • North America

language availability

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

warranty information

3 year parts and labor.
International Warranty Service.
On site, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday coverage excluding holidays, next business day response time.

On-site service upgrade options (in eligible locations):
  • 3 year IOR 24x7, 2 hr avg response
    (ServicePac part num 21P2074)
  • 3 year IOR 24x7, 4 hr avg response
    (ServicePac part num 21P2073)
  • 3 year IOR 9x5, 4 hr avg response
    (ServicePac part num 21P2072)
  • 5 year IOR 9x5, 4 hr avg response
    (ServicePac part num 69P9247)
  • 5 year IOR 24x7, 2 hr avg response
    (ServicePac part num 69P9249)
  • Other ServicePac options at Services
24x7 toll-free support for warranty issues during the warranty period.


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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